August 22, 2022: Surry Hills, England. Dorking was not what you’d expect. Just outside London, it had vineyards, pastures, park and pond. And no chickens.Continue reading “Dorking”
September 8, 2022: Conwy, Wales. The morning rain had passed, and blue skies began to peek through the clouds. Conwy Mountain was calling; time for a run!
“And we run because we like it, through the broad bright land”
― Charles Hamilton Sorley, “Song of the Ungirt Runner“
Running 2021 Highlights: What a phenomenal year! And yes, I am referring to 2021. For the second time in my life, I “collected runs” from 52 different places in 52 consecutive weeks. Not bad for a year that included 2 months of downtime for surgery and a host of COVID travel restrictions.Continue reading “Running 2021”
July 2016: Running 52 in 52. It is a sultry day; the sun has drunk the dew from the grass*; the air is heavy, and every breath is wet. I have one run left…
I began my “Run Collection” in July 2015. It was a busy year, and we traveled the globe for work and for play. I’d rekindled the on-and off-affair I’d had with running. It has started as a flirting in college, became a serious romance in at 30, until a marathon cooled the relationship. After, it was on and off for a decade, until 2015.
It was then I set a goal to run a new city each week as I traveled around the world.Continue reading “Running 52 in 52”